Category Archives: Week 13: Minnesota

Sick and tired, Hawks take control of No. 2 seed

Minnesota logoThe Seahawks are a sickly, battered bunch who still can’t win by more than one score. But they’re also 10-2 and in total control of the No. 2 seed in the NFC — with sights set on No. 1.

The Hawks did it as they usually do — getting behind, then looking like they might pull away, only to win in a nail-biter.

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Beating Vikings won’t be easy for beat-up Hawks

Minnesota logoThe Seahawks have a huge chance to take control of the second seed in the NFC tonight. But it won’t be easy.

The Seahawks faced the Vikings a year ago (Dec. 10) and the defense had its best game of the season while Russell Wilson had one of his worst. We might see a similar formula tonight.

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Roster review ahead of big Monday game

Minnesota logoThe Seahawks are hoping to accomplish three things Monday against Minnesota: (1) Get their 10th win; (2) take over first place in the NFC West; and (3) play a complete game for the first time all season.

That’s right: The Hawks are 9-2 — the fourth time they have at least nine wins in the first 11 games — and they still have not put together a total team game. The offense carried them in most of their first seven wins, and the defense has led the way (with eight takeaways) the past two games.

Monday, against surging Minnesota, with some major playoff positioning possibly on the line, would be a good time for both Seattle sides to show up.

As we wait for that big matchup, here’s how each position has done so far — and what it might mean for the future of the roster:

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